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LIONE, Andrea di (1610 - 1685), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LIONE, Andrea di (1610 - 1685), Painter

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1596, or 1610, in Naples; died 1685, in Naples.

Painter. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, historical subjects, battles, landscapes.

Lione was taught by Corenzio, who he replaced as painter to the Viceroy of Naples, and Salvator Rosa. His style and choice of subjects are reminiscent of the Genoese painter Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, while his battle scenes suggest the influence of Aniello Falcone.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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